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Watergate Case #228460

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 10, 1973
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(Studio) Nixon announces end of Super-Cabinet system in wake of Watergate. White House Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler says Nixon has told each Cabinet mbr. he intends to have direct line of communication with him. Nixon names CIA chief James Schlesinger to succeed Elliot Richardson as Defense Secretary William Colby, deputy CIA chief, replaces Schlesinger. John Connally will act as special, unpaid adviser to Nixon. Pentagon attorney J. Fred. Buzhardt has been named special President attorney Richardson says he will not keep President informed of Watergate investigation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Robert Odle, former Nixon campaign aide, testifying in Watergate civil suits. [Former Republican youth campaign director Ken. RIETZ - says infiltration peace groups by Republicans limited but necessary to protect Nixon youth supporters at convention.]
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Former Nixon campaign treasurer Hugh Sloan says within week Watergate break-in key White House aides were mobilizing to protect Nixon. Mentions John Ehrlichman and Dwight Chapin. Republican govs. meet in NYC. Issue no formal statement on Watergate. Julie Nixon Eisenhower talks about effects of Watergate on Nixon.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) [EISENHOWER - says Watergate hard for Nixon but now things are coming under control.]

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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